18/19 Nov. 2016 – International Agricultural Robotics Forum: SPEAKERS


New edition of FIRA, 29 & 30 november 2017 in Toulouse – France


Bosch Deepfield Robotics

maurice-gohlke-bosch Maurice Gohlke – Robotics Software Engineer

Bosch Deepfield Robotics is inspired to contribute innovative technologies towards a more sustainable and efficient farming. The corporate Start-up company was founded in 2014 combining the best of both worlds: The agility and flexibility of a Start-up allies with the technologies and the market access of a global High-Tech-Company. More…


AGCO Fendt


Thiemo Buchner, research and advance engineering Pitch: “MARS – A Simplicity Approach to Agricultural Robotics”

AGCO (NYSE: AGCO) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions and supports more productive farming through its full line of equipment and related services.

Fendt is the leading high-tech brand within the AGCO Corporation, geared towards customers with the highest demands.”


Chambre d’Agriculture du Morbihan


Maët Le Lan, coordinates the Bretagne Sud Experimental Research Station

She’s already been testing the Oz farming robot for over two years in order to research its potential in reducing strenuousness and drudgery in agriculture.

“Reducing the long working hours and drudgery in organic farming” is the name of the project we selected for the Oz farming robot. This project is truly unique. It’s funded by France Agrimer and consequently has nation-wide scope !


Naïo Technologies

gaetan-light Gaëtan Severac – CEO

Naïo Technologies develops and markets robots for agriculture and viticulture. We also hold a range of electric tools for weeding, hoeing and harvesting to help farmers efficiently collect the fruit of their hard work.

Precision Makers BV


Allard Martinet, Business Development Director Precision Makers BV specialises in converting existing vehicles like tractors and mowers into autonomous vehicles.

Pitch: Application of autonomous vehicles in agriculture and mowing

Sony Computer Science Laboratory


David Colliaux, research


Peter Hanappe, research

Sony Computer Science Laboratory is a basic research center, founded in 1997, which brings together a dozen researchers around three themes: music, language and agro-ecology.

Pitch: We will present our vey first prototype of weeding robot designed for micro-farms.

If you have any request, or if you have an innovation in the field of agriculture, Sylvain will be happy to answer you: sylvain@naio-technologies.com or +33 9 72 45 40 85